Student Directory

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Entering Class of 2018

Thomas Athey

Thomas Athey

Lab: Rotating

Research Interests:

Zachary Baker

Zachary Baker

Lab: Dr. Hanzhang Lu

Research Interests: MRI sequence development and data processing

Dan Candrea

Dan Candrea

Lab: Dr. Nathan Crone

Research Interests: Brain Machine Interface

Kalen Clifton

Kalen Clifton

Lab: Dr. Natalia Trayanova

Research Interests: multi-scale, multi-dimensional computational models of complex biological systems, e.g. the human heart

Jessica Flores

Jessica Flores

Lab: Dr. Web Stayman

Research Interests: Prior-image based CT reconstruction and deformable registration

Adriana Gonzalez

Adriana Gonzalez

Lab: Dr. Feilim Mac Gabhann

Research Interests: Statistical and computational models of crosstalk between our immune system and the microorganisms it encounters

Paul Hage

Paul Hage

Lab: Dr. Reza Shadmehr

Research Interests: The role of the cerebellum in motor learning and adaptation

Bharath Krishnan

Bharath Krishnan

Lab: Rotating

Research Interests: Behavioral Neuroscience, Systems Neuroscience

Hongbo Li

Hongbo Li

Lab: Dr. Xiaoqin Wang

Research Interests: Sound perception and cochlear implants

Stephen Liu

Stephen Liu

Lab: Dr. Web Stayman & Dr. Wojtek Zbijewski

Research Interests: Image reconstruction for musculoskeletal extremity CBCT

Natalie Livingston

Natalie Livingston

Lab: Dr. Hai-Quan Mao & Dr. Jonathan Schneck

Research Interests: Creating novel biomaterials to better activate T cells to fight disease.

Jinwoo Oh

Jinwoo Oh

Lab: Dr. Mike Beer

Research Interests: Computational analysis of gene regulatory elements (e.g. enhancers and promoters)

Ashton Omdahl

Ashton Omdahl

Lab: Dr. Alexis Battle

Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Genomics, Protein Modeling, Synthetic Biology

Mary Omotoso

Mary Omotoso

Lab: Dr. Hai-Quan Mao

Research Interests: I am interested in the field of Immunoengineering, specifically looking at infectious diseases and vaccine development

Carolina Pacheco

Carolina Pacheco

Lab: Dr. Rene Vidal

Research Interests:

Theron Palmer

Theron Palmer

Lab: Dr. Muyinatu Bell

Research Interests: My research interests include photoacoustic imaging, beamforming, and image guided surgical intervention.

Joon Soo Park

Joon Soo Park

Lab: Dr. Jeff Wang

Research Interests: Single molecular diagnostics

Benjamin Pedigo

Benjamin Pedigo

Lab: Dr. Joshua Vogelstein

Research Interests: connectomics, computational neuroscience, data science, statistical modeling of networks, machine learning

Markus Sommer

Markus Sommer

Lab: Dr. Steven Salzberg

Research Interests: Bioinformatics

Grace Steward

Grace Steward

Lab: Dr. Vikram Chib

Research Interests: Neuroeconomics related to Mental Illness

Matthew Tivnan

Matthew Tivnan

Lab: Dr. Web Stayman

Research Interests: Algorithms and Instrumentation for Spectral CT

Entering Class of 2017

Andrianna Ayiotis

Andrianna Ayiotis

Lab: Dr. Charley Della Santina

Research Interests: Using a multichannel vestibular implant to restore balance function in humans

Taylor Bobrow

Taylor Bobrow

Lab: Dr. Nick Durr

Research Interests: Biophotonics, Computer Vision, Gastroenterology

Fan-En Chen

Fan-En Chen

Lab: Dr. Jeff Wang

Research Interests: Multiplexed point-of-care testing

Mason Chen

Mason Chen

Lab: Dr. Nick Durr

Research Interests: Quantitative optical imaging and machine learning

Ethan Cottrill

Ethan Cottrill

Lab: Dr. Tim Witham

Research Interests: Spinal fusion

Savannah Est Witte

Savannah Est Witte

Lab: Dr. Jordan Green

Research Interests: Immunoengineering and Drug Delivery

Yuqi Fang

Yuqi Fang

Lab: Dr. Andrew Feinberg

Research Interests:

Robert Hawthorne

Robert Hawthorne

Lab: Dr. Leslie Tung

Research Interests: Cardiac electrophysiology, tissue engineering, disease modeling

Hamed Hooshangnejad

Hamed Hooshangnejad

Lab: Dr. Kai Ding

Research Interests: Image Processing and Registration on Radiation Oncology CT Images

Mark Iskarous

Mark Iskarous

Lab: Dr. Nitish Thakor

Research Interests: sensory feedback for upper limb prostheses, neuromorphic models of tactile sensory information, neuromorphic computing

Kaveh Karbasi

Kaveh Karbasi

Lab: Dr. Reza Shadmehr

Research Interests: Motor Control

John Lee

John Lee

Lab: Dr. Xiaoqin Wang

Research Interests: Auditory neurophysiology

Wangui Mbuguiro

Wangui Mbuguiro

Lab: Dr. Feilim Mac Gabhann

Research Interests: mechanistic models of cell growth/signaling to understand and treat uterine disorders, e.g. endometriosis and fibroids

Gregory McKay

Gregory McKay

Lab: Dr. Nick Durr

Research Interests: Computational biophotonis

Brian Morris

Brian Morris

Lab: Dr. Charley Della Santina

Research Interests: Single unit recording from vestibular afferents and electrically evoked vestibulo-ocular reflex eye movements

Hugh Nguyen

Hugh Nguyen

Lab: Dr. Joao Lima & Dr. Eliseo Guallar

Research Interests: Machine learning and data science for precision cardiovascular medicine

Alexis Pena

Alexis Pena

Lab: Dr. Jennifer Elisseeff

Research Interests:

Roham Razaghi

Roham Razaghi

Lab: Dr. Winston Timp

Research Interests: Transcriptomics, Epitranscriptomics, Bioinformatics, DNA/RNA Sequencing

Julie Shade

Julie Shade

Lab: Dr. Natalia Trayanova

Research Interests: I'm interested in applications of machine learning to computational cardiac modeling

Dustin Shigaki

Dustin Shigaki

Lab: Dr. Mike Beer

Research Interests: Computation Regulatory Genomics, Transcription Factor Binding, Machine Learning

Alaina Shumate

Alaina Shumate

Lab: Dr. Steven Salzberg

Research Interests: Improving human genome assembly and annotation

Scott Sterrett

Scott Sterrett

Lab: Dr. Xiaoqin Wang

Research Interests: Audio-vocal neurophysiology and natural vocal behavior

Neha Thomas

Neha Thomas

Lab: Dr. Jeremy Brown

Research Interests: haptic (touch-based sensory) feedback for upper-limb prostheses

Rohan Vijayan

Rohan Vijayan

Lab: Dr. Jeff Siewerdsen

Research Interests: Image-guided surgery, computer/robot assisted interventions, medical imaging

Yu Zhang

Yu Zhang

Lab: Dr. Aleksander Popel

Research Interests: Systems biology

Entering Class of 2016

Vikram Chandrashekhar

Vikram Chandrashekhar

Lab: Dr. Joshua Vogelstein

Research Interests: Neurodata

Andrew Fraser

Andrew Fraser

Lab: Dr. Andrew Ewald

Research Interests: Physical mechanisms of developmental biology. Three-dimensional in vitro models of organ development and physiology.

Timothy Gilpatrick

Timothy Gilpatrick

Lab: Dr. Winston Timp

Research Interests: Sequencing diagnostics, epigenetics

Kristin Gunnarsdottir

Kristin Gunnarsdottir

Lab: Dr. Sri Sarma

Research Interests: applying control theoretic techniques to study epilepsy

Runze Han

Runze Han

Lab: Dr. Jeff Siewerdsen

Research Interests: Image Guided Surgery, Image Registration

Shuo Han

Shuo Han

Lab: Dr. Jerry Prince

Research Interests: Medical image processing and analysis

Yizong Hu

Yizong Hu

Lab: Dr. Hai-Quan Mao

Research Interests: Non-viral gene delivery therapy; Polymeric nanocarriers for therapeutic delivery

Wen Jiang

Wen Jiang

Lab: Dr. Daniel Thorek

Research Interests: Radiation oncology: the biological effects of alpha particle therapy on cancer cells

Emily Lo

Emily Lo

Lab: Dr. Andrew Feinberg & Dr. Patrick Cahan

Research Interests: Pancreatic cancer; computational biology; transcriptomics; epigenetics

David Maestas

David Maestas

Lab: Dr. Jennifer Elisseeff

Research Interests: Regenerative Medicine and Immunotherapies, Tissue Engineering, Immunology, Fibrosis, Computational Biology

Kelly Rhodes

Kelly Rhodes

Lab: Dr. Jordan Green

Research Interests: Immunoengineering, drug delivery

Roksana Sadeghi

Roksana Sadeghi

Lab: Dr. Gislin Dagnelie

Research Interests: I'm interested in translational neuroscience and brain machine interface

Alexander Trick

Alexander Trick

Lab: Dr. Jeff Wang

Research Interests: Point-of-care Molecular Diagnostics

Hannah Vaughan

Hannah Vaughan

Lab: Dr. Jordan Green

Research Interests: My research is focused on using PBAE nanoparticles for cell and tissue-targeted therapeutic gene delivery

Huilei Wang

Huilei Wang

Lab: Dr. Lakshmi Santhanam

Research Interests: Focused on studying the role of lysyl oxidase like-2 in vascular stiffening and aging hypertension

Wenying Wang

Wenying Wang

Lab: Dr. Web Stayman

Research Interests: Advanced acquisition and reconstruction methods for computed tomography (CT)

Pengwei Wu

Pengwei Wu

Lab: Dr. Jeff Siewerdsen

Research Interests: CT Imaging

Pengfei Zhang

Pengfei Zhang

Lab: Dr. Jeff Wang

Research Interests: Droplet microfluidics, infectious disease, signle cell multiomics

Entering Class of 2015 and Earlier

Pornpat Athamanolap

Pornpat Athamanolap

Lab: Dr. Jeff Wang

Research Interests: Digital PCR, Molecular diagnostics, Point-of-care devices

Elana Ben-Akiva

Elana Ben-Akiva

Lab: Dr. Jordan Green

Research Interests

Michael Blatchley

Michael Blatchley

Lab: Dr. Sharon Gerecht

Research Interests: Engineering Regenerative Niches to Study Blood Vessel Formation

Macauley Breault

Macauley Breault

Lab: Dr. Sri Sarma

Research Interests:

Sarah Capostagno

Sarah Capostagno

Lab: Dr. Jeff Siewerdsen

Research Interests: Image-guided Surgery, Image-guided Interventions, Medical Imaging

Christopher Cherry

Christopher Cherry

Lab: Dr. Jennifer Elisseeff

Research Interests: scRNAseq

Meg Chow

Meg Chow

Lab: Dr. Charley Della Santina

Research Interests:

Morgan Elliot

Morgan Elliot

Lab: Dr. Sharon Gerecht

Research Interests: Cardiovascular Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Jordana Gilbert-Honick

Jordana Gilbert-Honick

Lab: Dr. Warren Grayson

Research Interests: skeletal muscle tissue engineering, 3D stem cell culture, innervation following muscle injury

Patrick Hogan

Patrick Hogan

Lab: Dr. Vikram Chib

Research Interests:

Adam Li

Adam Li

Lab: Dr. Sri Sarma

Research Interests: Computational neuroscience, epilepsy seizure localization, machine learning and linear systems

Ang Li

Ang Li

Lab: Dr. Xingde Li

Research Interests: Applying optical imaging technologies to solving biological/clinical problems

Chin-Fu Liu

Chin-Fu Liu

Lab: Dr. Mike Miller

Research Interests:

Michael Ketcha

Michael Ketcha

Lab: Dr. Jeffrey Siewerdsen

Research Interests: Image guided surgery, medical image analysis, deep learning

Sue Kulason

Sue Kulason

Lab: Dr. Mike Miller

Research Interests: computational anatomy, disease modeling, neurodegeneration, imaging

Brian Lee

Brian Lee

Lab: Dr. Mike Miller

Research Interests:

Justin Lowenthal

Justin Lowenthal

Lab: Dr. Sharon Gerecht & Dr. Leslie Tung

Research Interests: Models of embryonic development and cardiac disease using stem cells, genetic manipulation, & engineered 3D environments

Jennifer Lu

Jennifer Lu

Lab: Dr. Steven Salzberg

Research Interests: Metagenomics sequencing of microbial organisms and infectious diseases.

Effrosyni Mavroudi

Effrosyni Mavroudi

Lab: Dr. Rene Vidal

Research Interests: Computer Vision / Machine Learning / Activity Recognition

Ho Namkung

Ho Namkung

Lab: Dr. Akira Sawa

Research Interests: Neural mechanisms underlying major psychiatric disorders

Chrissy O’Keefe

Chrissy O’Keefe

Lab: Dr. Jeff Wang

Research Interests: microfluidics, epigenetics, liquid biopsy, cancer, instrumentation

Rebecca Pak

Rebecca Pak

Lab: Dr. Jin Kang

Research Interests: biophotonics, functional brain imaging, neuroengineering, neuroscience

Lexi Rindone

Lexi Rindone

Lab: Dr. Warren Grayson

Research Interests: Orthopaedics; tissue engineering; stem cell biology; biomaterials; light-sheet fluorescence microscopy

Ehsan Sedaghat-Nejad

Ehsan Sedaghat-Nejad

Lab: Dr. Reza Shadmehr

Research Interests: Motor Control and Motor Learning

Stephanie Slania

Stephanie Slania

Lab: Dr. Martin Pomper

Research Interests: Development of small molecule and peptide-based molecular imaging agents for cancer and fibrosis applications.

Sarah Somers

Sarah Somers

Lab: Dr. Warren Grayson

Research Interests:

Tessy Thomas

Tessy Thomas

Lab: Dr. Nathan Crone

Research Interests:

David Wilson

David Wilson

Lab: Dr. Jordan Green

Research Interests: Delivery of nucleic acids, cancer immunotherapy and polymer chemistry